21st March 2018: External Event – Bristol Distinguished Address Series Talk with Nick Wheeler – Bristol

Nick Wheeler, Founder and Chairman of Charles Tyrwhitt, will deliver a lecture entitled ‘A shirty tale – from Bristol to London in 31 years’ as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS).

Nick Wheeler started his shirt company, Charles Tyrwhitt, from his room in Clifton as a 21-year-old geography undergraduate.

He will talk about the journey from tapping names and addresses into his Amstrad word processor to opening stores in London, New York and Paris.

This series of free public lectures hosted by the University of the West of England provides a unique opportunity to hear from top level business leaders on the challenges and decisions they face at the highest level of strategic leadership.

These evening talks are free for all to attend and will provide an excellent opportunity for you to broaden your corporate network and enable you to develop your business knowledge.


18:00 Registration and refreshments

18:30 – 19:30 Nick Wheeler’s Talk

19:30 Networking

Date: Wednesday 21 March

Location: Faculty of Business and Law Building, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS16 1QY

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Other confirmed dates as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series include:
Wednesday 21 February with Inga Beale DBE, CEO, Lloyds of London
Wednesday 28 February with Andrew Langdon QC, Barrister, Guildhall Chambers
Wednesday 7 March with Susanna Dinnage, Global President, Animal Planet
Wednesday 11 April with Tim Parker, Chairman, Post Office

For more information on each event please visit The Bristol Distinguished Address Series homepage